Hugh McGilvra Talk on Washington County Newspapers and Forest Grove History for the Tualatin Valley Historical Society

Title

Hugh McGilvra Talk on Washington County Newspapers and Forest Grove History for the Tualatin Valley Historical Society

Description

An audio recording of Hugh McGilvra, journalist and newspaper publisher in Forest Grove, giving a talk to the Tualatin Plains Historical Society on the occasion of his 50th anniversary of work. He talks about the newspaper history of Washington County for the first 25 minutes; the final 27 minutes are about his experiences working on the newspaper in Forest Grove and the community there. Topics include the chain of ownership of the various newspapers in the county; the newspaper business in Forest Grove; other businesses in Forest Grove; news items of interest in the 1920s such as banking, water supply and the creation of the Forest Grove united school district; doctors and ambulance services; and other topics. This oral history is accompanied by a transcript.

Creator

Extent

1 sound cassette (58 min.)

Language

English

Identifier

PUA_OH_10

Rights

In Copyright

Contributor

Tualatin Plains Historical Society

Format

Audiocassettes